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Saturday, April 7, 2012

Portraits & Proverbs



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Somali proverbs -
Naag waa belaayo loo baahan yahay. (Woman is a disaster one cannot do without.)
Calool dheregsani calool baahan kama naxdo. (A man with a full belly thinks no one is hungry.)
Hooyo xaarkay dhashay "Xaayow" tiraahdaa. (A mother has given birth to a piece of shit, but says "My Handsome!")
Baryaaye waa aadane, bixiyana Eebbe weeye. (Man proposes but God disposes.)

Yiddish proverbs:
Ale vayber hobn yerushe fun zeyer muter Khaye. (All women are heirs to Mother Eve.)
If the rich could hire the poor to die for them, the poor would make a very nice living. ~Jewish Proverb

Read more: http://www.gadel.info/2011/03/jewish-proverbs.html#ixzz2Cd1W7fST
If the rich could hire the poor to die for them, the poor would make a very nice living. ~Jewish Proverb

Read more: http://www.gadel.info/2011/03/jewish-proverbs.html#ixzz2Cd1W7fST
If the rich could hire the poor to die for them, the poor would make a very nice living. ~Jewish Proverb

Read more: http://www.gadel.info/2011/03/jewish-proverbs.html#ixzz2Cd1W7fST
God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers. - Jewish Proverb
Der mentsh trakht un got lakht. (Man plans, God laughs.)

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